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May 7, 2015

SORSOGON CITY, May 7 (PIA) – Following Bulusan volcano showing unrest, the Department of Education (DepEd) division office here has activated its disaster risk reduction management team to help respond to emergencies that may arise due to threats of volcanic eruption and the impending typhoon that may trigger lahar flows in low lying areas.

May 7, 2015

LEGAZPI CITY, MAY 7 (PIA) -- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) of Albay has urged local DRR authorities in cities and municipalities in the province to monitor and take precautionary measures following entry today of a severe weather system to the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

May 7, 2015

QUEZON CITY, May 7 --   The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced today that it has enough stockpile of relief goods and standby funds to ensure that the residents in areas projected to be affected by Tropical Storm ‘Dodong’ will have enough supplies.

May 6, 2015

DAET, Camarines Norte May 5 (PIA) – This year’s Daet International Aerosports Show leveled up with a new feature—skydiving which unfolded at the Bagasbas beach last April 24-26.

May 6, 2015

VIRAC, Catanduanes, April 20, (PIA)—In a bid to inspire more people to put up a business, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) plans to put up a “Negosyo Center” in this province

May 4, 2015

SORSOGON CITY, May 3 (PIA) – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has reminded local governments to bar the public entry or any human activity within the 4-kilometer Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) around Bulusan Volcano due to the possibility of sudden and hazardous steam-driven or phreatic eruptions.

April 29, 2015

MANILA, April 29 -- The Philippine government expressed its gratitude to Indonesian President Joko Widodo for the reprieve given to Mary Jane Veloso who was among those facing execution due to drug related crimes.

April 28, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 -- The Philippines remains committed to work with Southeast Asian countries in the fight against extremism, terrorism, and crimes against humanity, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alfred del Rosario said.

April 23, 2015

DAET, Camarines Norte, April 22 (PIA) -- Some 200 youth and children joined the 17th Summer Workshops in Camarines Norte spearheaded by the Provincial Museum Archives and Shrine Curation Division of the provincial government starting Monday, April 20.

April 23, 2015

LEGAZPI CITY, April 23 (PIA) -- The creation of the Committee on Migration and Development (CMD) in Bicol is seen to institutionalize the programs and sustain initiatives in mainstraming migration and development in the region.